- CA ON00156 DA 2015.31
- c.1885, 2015
- Photograph of Louise Rathbun
- Family tree information for Louise Rathbun
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Florrie Sexsmith earned $1.00 per week by writing a column for the Deseronto Post newspaper. They include advice, history lessons, decorating tips, travelogues and recipes.
A letter to Mr. Boyce from Mrs. Fred Richter on the matter of writing books and booklets. 2 pages.
Entry for Historical Fiction Writing Contest by Fan Finkle. Details a visit to Belleville from the Governor General of Canada and his wife and L. M. Montgomery. 3 pages.
A biography essay on poet and hairdresser Brenda McCann written by 6th grader Renae McGowan for an essay contest in Madoc Township. Includes photographs. 31 pages.
A biography essay on poet, Sunday school teacher, and Girls' Club leader Goldie Holmes written by 6th grader Steven Gordon for an essay contest in Madoc Township. Includes photographs. 17 pages.
A biography essay on writer and hairdresser Brenda McCann written by 6th grader Joshua Bailey for an essay contest in Madoc Township. Includes photographs. 21 pages.
A biography essay on teacher and farmer Phoebe Luella Barker written by 6th grader Matthew van Elsen for an essay contest in Madoc Township. Includes photographs. 25 pages.
File contains two newspaper articles regarding the formation of the Trenton Flying Club in October, 1956. Includes a brief profile of Flying Officer Frances Finkle, a Belleville resident, who was the first woman member of the Trenton Flying Club to fly solo.
File contains a photocopied typescript Tweedsmuir History of the Roslin Women's Institute from its establishment in 1908 to 1964.
File contains a newspaper article concerning a CNIB tribute to Maude [Mrs. Harry] Rollins who launched the White Cane Club in Belleville ca. 1950 in support of the visually impaired.
File contains a printed booklet entitled Quintena : Golden Anniversary, May 1913-1963, which traces the history and lists executive officers of the Quintena Rebekah Lodge, #133, Belleville branch of the Rebekah Oddfellows.
File contains a newspaper article about a report by Community Services Director Robert Porter on the lack of women in decision making positions in city organizations.
File contains a newspaper clipping from the Ontario Intelligencer, 14 April 1959 concerning the election of officers of the Plainfield Women's Institute. Also includes an obituary of Harry McCreary, Plainfield, telephone pioneer and former owner-operator of the McCreary Telephone Company who created early rural telephone lines in Thurlow and Sidney Townships. Also present is a duplicate copy of a printed booklet entitled “Progress Report : Ontario Homes for Mentally Retarded Infants, Plainfield, May 1951-December 1965. “
File contain typescript and manuscript photocopies of volumes one to three of theTweedsmuir History of the Plainfield Women's Institute
Plainfield Women's Institute
File contains a printed programme of “Women's Parliament of Prophecy, A.D. 2901,” an all-female performance of a mock parliament in two acts, which took place at the Belleville Opera House in May, 1901.